The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 190 195 214
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Contract jobs citing E-business 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £340 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £449 £835
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £377
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+143.75% -
E-business
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CODA
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Polish Language
3 1 (12.50%) Database Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (12.50%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Polish Language
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Database Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Use Case
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
1 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ACCA
1 1 (12.50%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) PowerHA
1 1 (12.50%) KVM
1 1 (12.50%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) CODA
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP